Recent Work
  • The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., a Canadian leader in retail pharmacy, in its C$4.5B combination with Metro Inc. by way of three-cornered amalgamation.
  • Canada Goose Holdings Inc. in its C$391M initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and dual-listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.
  • Hudson’s Bay Company in its US$2.9B acquisition of Saks Incorporated.
  • Lowe’s Companies in its C$3.2B acquisition of RONA Inc.; its C$147.75M acquisition of twelve Target Canada stores and an Ontario distribution centre; and ongoing representation in their continued developments and expansion across Canada.
  • Aritzia Inc. in its C$460M initial public offering and C$400M secondary offering.
  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.
  • DAVIDsTea Inc. in connection with corporate, securities, governance  and employment matters.
  • Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. in its acquisition of Easton Baseball/Softball.
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board in its C$1B acquisition of Constellation Brands Canada, Inc.
  • Bentley Leathers, a chain of retail stores operating throughout Canada, in its sale to NOVACAP.
  • Dollarama Inc. in its C$525M private offering of senior unsecured notes due July 22, 2021.
  • Cara Operations Limited in its acquisitions of The Keg Steakhouse, Groupe St-Hubert Inc., The Burger’s Priest, Original Joe’s Franchise Group and New York Fries, among others.
  • The TJX Companies, Inc. (including Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls) in a variety of corporate and leasing matters, including in its settlement of a class action related to breach of data security and advising with respect to post-settlement compliance.
  • Dr. Oetker GmbH in the acquisition of McCain Foods’ North American frozen pizza business.
  • Le Château Inc. in connection with corporate, securities, governance and financing matters.
  • Harry Winston Diamond Corporation in its US$750M sale of its luxury brand diamond jewelry and timepiece division, Harry Winston Inc., and up to US$250M assumption of pro forma net debt to The Swatch Group Ltd.
  • Hudson’s Bay Company and Zellers in the C$1.8B sale of certain Zellers store leases to Target Corporation.
  • Imvescor Restaurant Group inc. as part of its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the business of Ben & Florentine.
  • Kendo Holdings, a subsidiary of LVMH, in its acquisition with Susanne Lang Fragrance Inc. of the Bite Beauty business.
  • SEE (Selected Eyewear Elements) in connection with its Canadian commercial real estate needs.
  • Ever New (Melbourne) in connection with its Canadian expansion, including all of its shopping centre leasing and commercial real estate matters in Western Canada and Ontario.